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Job in Surrey BC: New Media Manager

December 27, 2012

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Got this via a Facebook friend. I’m casual pals with the person who held this job until recently, and I can tell you these are big shoes to fill, but if  you can do it, it’s a great gig. Job Description The New Media Manager is responsible for optimizing the business of the City through […]

Job: Web Manager, OpenMedia.ca

October 3, 2012

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Found this one on Twitter somewhere. OpenMedia.ca is a terrific group that has had a major positive impact on Canadian web freedoms. Unless you’d rather be working for CSIS, you want to work for these guys. Great people, too. Web Manager OpenMedia.ca, one of Canada’s most exciting networked not-for-profits, seeks a Web Manager to help […]

Job: Social Media Manager, Blink Media Works, Gastown

October 1, 2012

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This job came via LinkedIn, appropriately enough almost like a flashback. Jeez, remember 2006? Didn’t it seem like actually DOING social media would be the way to that income you turned your back on when you refused to go to law school? It’s been many years since Gastown’s tech scene featured the Friday Night beer […]

Job: Canada Editor at The Next Web

September 4, 2012

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I’m only posting this gig for a Canada Editor for The Next Web because I don’t want a full-time job; otherwise, you may be sure I would keep it all to mine fine self. Because this job is awesomesauce. Got it off multiple friends on Facebook, so don’t let anybody tell you FB is good […]

Internet Uncut: Cameron Bode of Occupy Vancouver

November 25, 2011

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If you had to design an environment that would make livestreaming difficult, would it not feature these traits: impermanent mobile intermittent access to power zero access to ambient wifi random, donated equipment only outdoors in freezing rain during an extreme wind warning in winter Thought so. Welcome to Occupy Vancouver, and the second in our […]

Advice for #OccupyVancouver

November 1, 2011

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I’m not sure what you did on Halloween, but I celebrated by handing out a bunch of apples to some strangely enthusiastic children (what is WRONG with kids today?You’re supposed to throw the apples at the house!) and getting into a Twitter fight with Occupy Vancouver. At least they were smart enough not to engage […]

Getting Judgey at Vancouver Startup Weekend

October 4, 2011

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Yes, it’s a legitimate excuse for me to judge people! For the second year in a row the organizers of Startup Weekend Vancouver (sponsored by the ever-awesome Kauffman Foundation) and specifically James Karg have asked me to be one of the judges for their Dragon’s Den-style event. By the time the judges see the presentations […]

Beer ‘n Blogs October 21

September 30, 2011

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Yep, that’s all she wrote, “she” being Allison Markin, digital doyenne of the Okanagan. And what am I writing, besides this blog post? I’m writing my notes for the two workshops I’ll be leading: Internet Drama for Fun and Profit and the less amusing but also far less likely to end in a plaintive midnight […]

Canadian Digital Revolution in the Twenty-First Century

February 11, 2011

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Word, dat. Are we tired of this discussion yet? If so, why do we still have to discuss it: the role of social media in anti-governmental revolutions, big and small? And we do. Boy howdy, do we ever. Does anyone remember The Digital Revolution? First we were all “Social Media causes revolutions.” And then we […]